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Half eaten Mini Vegan Key Lime Pie on a cutting board
4.81 from 91 votes

7-Ingredient Vegan Key Lime Pies

7-Ingredient key lime pie bites with a simple graham cracker crust! Perfectly tart, creamy and so satisfying.
Author: Minimalist Baker
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings: 12 (pies)
Category: Dessert
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Freezer Friendly 1 month
Does it keep? 2 Weeks

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 1 sleeve graham crackers as original recipe is written / GF for gluten-free eaters)*
  • 1/4 cup (4 Tbsp) vegan butter (melted // such as Earth Balance)

Filling:

  • 1 cup raw cashews (soaked for 4-6 hours or overnight, then drained)
  • 3/4 cup light or full-fat coconut milk (well shaken)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 3-4 large limes* (3-4 limes yield ~1/2 cup juice)
  • 1 Tbsp lime zest
  • 1/3 - 1/2 cup agave nectar (depending on preferred sweetness)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 C) and line a standard muffin tin with 12 paper liners (as original recipe is written // adjust if altering batch size).

  2. Add graham crackers to a food processor and process until you achieve a fine meal. Then add melted butter and pulse to combine.
  3. Distribute evenly among muffin tins and press down with a glass or spoon to flatten. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and set aside to cool.
  4. Add all filling ingredients to a blender and blend on high (or liquefy) until creamy and smooth. Taste and adjust flavor as needed, adding more lime zest/juice for more tart, or more agave for added sweetness.
  5. Pour filling into muffin tins and tap on counter to release air bubbles. Top with a bit more lime zest and loosely cover.
  6. Freeze for 2-4 hours or until firm. Remove from the freezer for 10-15 minutes to thaw before serving. Will keep covered in the freezer for up to 2 weeks, though best when fresh.

Notes

*You can sub 6-7 key limes in place of 3-4 large limes.
*Loosely adapted from Martha Stewart
*To keep this recipe gluten-free/grain-free, simply sub gluten-free cookies in place of the graham crackers OR use a walnut-date crust.
*Prep/cook time doesn't include freezing.
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

Nutrition Per Serving (1 of 12 pies)